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375 posts from 2015

Ubuntu Community Appreciation Day

By Canonical, 20 November 2015

Today we celebrate our amazing Ubuntu Community and show our appreciation for all the hard work put into making Ubuntu what it is today. Ubuntu is not just an operating system, it is a whole community in which everybody collaborates with…

The Top 5 Telecom Problems can be Solved

By Maarten Ectors, 20 November 2015

This year’s TAD Summit was a success but it was another sign that telecom operators are more likely to follow Kodak than become the next Google. The future of telecom will look very red, blood red, not Vodafone red, unless telcos…

Phone Update: OTA-8

By Canonical, 19 November 2015

The full list of Ubuntu Phone updates are provided below: New weather application Improved Contacts sync (implements a new syncronisation engine) The sound indicator now provides audio playback controls – currently play and pause…

Using Vanilla with Jekyll

By Anthony Dillon, 19 November 2015

We’re using NPM as Vanilla’s package manager. Which gives us a number of advantages such as, an easy way to install and update the CSS framework. This all worked fine until we hit an issue with Github Pages. They do not…

MariaDB the newest member of the Charm Partner Programme

By Canonical, 19 November 2015

Canonical is excited to announce that MariaDB has joined the Charm Partner Programme. Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju. Juju makes it easy to…

Charm Partner Programme welcomes Opencell

By Canonical, 18 November 2015

Canonical is excited to announce that Opencell has joined the Charm Partner Programme (CPP). Canonical’s CPP helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju; enabling…

Help Meteorite BI’s Saiku Reporting become even more awesome!

By Samuel Cozannet, 18 November 2015

Our friends over at Meteorite BI are progressing along their path to bring Saiku Reporting to as many users as possible. One of their core targets is to get it integrated into Saiku 4 Core and onto Canonical’s Juju service modelling…

Canonical’s Openstack Autopilot dramatically reduces cloud costs

By Canonical, 17 November 2015

Thanks for your interest in Ubuntu OpenStack. Canonical has sunsetted OpenStack Autopilot and replaced it with conjure-up. We welcome you to visit our OpenStack product page to find an Ubuntu OpenStack solution that meets your needs.…

MagicStick and Ubuntu Core, redefining the PC on stick experience

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 17 November 2015

MagicStick™ has had a highly successful campaign on Indiegogo for their affordable yet super powerful PC on a stick already reaching 7.5 times its funding objective. They’re now going further by offering Ubuntu Core on MagicStick™ as a way…

BQ Aquaris Ubuntu Edition phones land in Russia

By Canonical, 17 November 2015

The BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition and shortly the E4.5 Ubuntu Edition to be sold in Russia through through a host of local Russian distributors Phones will come preloaded with a number of scopes specifically developed for the Russian market…

Extending Juju, Plugin basics in Go

By Adam Stokes, 17 November 2015

This is a quick introduction on extending Juju with plugins written in Go. What we’ll cover: Setting up your Go environment Getting the Juju source code Writing a basic plugin named juju-lyaplugin short for (juju-…

Juju and Remote LXD Host

By Canonical, 16 November 2015

The team I am a part of at Canonical has been working on implementing a Juju provider for LXD. One of the goals of this provider is to improve the Juju experience when working and developing locally. You can try it yourself, but you will…